Forbes America's Best Executive Search Firms Creative Niche Blog

Creative Niche, a specialised recruitment firm headquartered in Toronto, has been recognized as one of the 2020 Best Executive Recruiting Firms in America by Forbes. The annual rankings, which are determined by Forbes in partnership with market research company Statistica, identifies the top 200 executive search firms specializing in filling positions with salaries of at least $100,000.

“We’re so honoured to be included in this prestigious list,” said Mandy Gilbert, Founder and CEO of Creative Niche. “I started this company because I wanted to change the way recruitment was done by putting relationships and integrity above profits. Now nearly two decades later, we’ve successfully placed thousands of talent in meaningful careers with companies we’re proud to partner with.”

The recruiting landscape has changed dramatically since COVID 19, but the overarching challenge of finding the best candidates to fit the needs of successful businesses remains the same. Creative Niche has been successfully matching marketing, advertising and digital executives with companies seeking their expertise and guidance since 2002.   

“The success of our company is truly due to the dedication and hard work of our team. I am so proud of the culture we have built. It’s based on accountability, collaboration, and honesty, which are three values we extend to the professionals and clients we work with,” said Gilbert.  

Creative Niche’s approach to executive search is much more than just a large network and the ability to match skills.They take the time to understand your business and the nuances of leadership. Diversity and inclusion are important factors that they consider throughout each stage when working with companies to find the right people.  

“Recognition amongst the top executive search firms in America reaffirms what we already know — our approach works. To date, we have placed thousands of people in jobs they love, with companies who value them,” said Gilbert.